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by Chrissyp83
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Rage Against The Machines! SPACE TO VENT HERE
Replies: 94
Views: 7890

Re: Rage Against The Machines! SPACE TO VENT HERE

people who drive with their DRLs on at night ..... each car I have soon doing that do not have rear lights only forward facing DRLs - imbeciles.
by Chrissyp83
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: Thinking of a change...
Replies: 42
Views: 2477

Re: Thinking of a change...

Any how ... similar to gazwould I too have a b5.5 pd130 wagon, she has just turned 145k and it receives a service her every 6 months (on a major all fluids, filters etc/ minor oil and oil filter basis) using pd quantum oil 5w40 fully synthetic and mann filters. This last service I also changed the g...
by Chrissyp83
Sun Oct 29, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1056

Re: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil

Thanks all for the advice on this, gearbox oil was changed at same time as a major service yesterday ... can not believe the difference. Thanks again.
by Chrissyp83
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Do you use cruise control ?
Replies: 20
Views: 1619

Re: Do you use cruise control ?

All the time, absolutely love it, except in the rain, never use it in the rain. I just read the road ahead and adjust speed accordingly up OR down
by Chrissyp83
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1056

Re: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil

Found this on ebay, 3x fuchs titan 75w80, looks a reputable seller too

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/3L-GL5-FUCHS- ... SwyltZVjsb
by Chrissyp83
Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1056

Re: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil

Gazwould wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 12:14 pm
About 2.4 L so 3 bottles .

As above and what's in mine , but I'd be interested in someone putting in Fuchs Titan Sintofluid FE SAE 75W .
Brilliant thanks
by Chrissyp83
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1056

Re: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil

mxlyzer wrote:
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:31 am
Hi,

Put on mine Fuchs Titan Sintofluid 75w80. Very smooth gear changing.

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brilliant thank you will order from opie oils, do you know quantity?
by Chrissyp83
Wed Aug 02, 2017 11:15 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: 6 speed tdi gearbox oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1056

6 speed tdi gearbox oil

Afternoon All

I am going to be dropping the oil out of my gearbox in the coming week, can anyone suggest a good oil to refill with? Car details below

AVF, B5.5 TDI Sport 6 speed

Thank you
by Chrissyp83
Fri May 12, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

If you were not wanting any names to come up then surely asking the same question on another forum would have been better? Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk Well I stand by what I said, I left the seller out if it, it was the seller who chose to comment. I wouldn't take it onto another forum as ...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

Right well it appears I am in the wrong, I wanted to keep the seller anonymous as I am not in the habit of name dropping etc but wanted genuine thoughts re. The situation, so t2000 Thank you for the refund, if any forum guru would like to delete this thread please do so Sent from my HUAWEI GRA-L09 u...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

Oh and the vast majority of debit cards have NO protection, the banks see it as the digital equivalent of handing over cash and youre on your own, they wont, and cant, help. I dont think thats technically true as you can use the chargeback scheme vis your bank before opening a dispute with financia...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

Personally I check everything that I buy before fitting. I open the package and inspect once received. THAT'S the time to check for any discrepancy. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk I did do that though ... my point is a part has been sold as a pair, I had my booked in for cv joints, whilst som...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

As I also said, did you sell as a pair? Yes you did. Whether or not you chose not to check since you purchased, that is YOUR responsibility not mine, why should I be responsible for picking up the slack in this scenario????? Also you could also use the trade description act against the seller whethe...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

I never agreed to 1/2 the refund though did I? I asked you for what I asked you explaining the reasons why. 'this is the end of the matter?' If you say so, do not talk for both parties involved like you are trying to already. I have not agreed to 1/2 the refund, I sent back the item, THEN I asked yo...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

The amount of messages? You know what I asked, I also explained why id asked what I had giving a full brief. Unfortunately its people like you who give forum selling a bad name. Whether you agree or not you sold these items as a pair and as such it is your responsibility to check that you are sellin...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Re: Purchasing items

1) You took 5 days to send me the address​, why wouldnt you send me the address at the 1st opportunity I.e. please return to .... 2) exchanging messages, you haven't responded for over a week 3) I didnt ask you to refund cost for fuel or labour but I did ask you to cover cost of returning the item p...
by Chrissyp83
Thu May 11, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: Purchasing items
Replies: 19
Views: 1336

Purchasing items

So I have read here there and everywhere about people getting ripped off on forums but id be keen to hear your views ... So I booked my wagon in for cv joints to be replaced, remembering I had seen meyle hd droplinks for sale on here, I was advised to replace as a matter of course. Droplinks ordered...
by Chrissyp83
Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: End of an era for our passats?
Replies: 13
Views: 865

Re: End of an era for our passats?

What I find most annoying is one group of drivers/ fuels is being targetted ... I think we have all seen those diesel cars which emit a cloud so thick you need to activate your homing beacon so everyone knows where you. There is a huge difference IMO of a vehicle which is kicking out loads of thick ...
by Chrissyp83
Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: Whats your mileage?
Replies: 746
Views: 45630

Re: Whats your mileage?

B1/2 B3: 335,036 - VW Passat B3 '89 1.6td Beige Estate - Barnesy[/b] 214,400 - VW Passat B3 '92 2ltr 8v Estate - herbiematt 198,000 - VW Passat B3 '91 1.9 TDi Estate (B4 engine) - VolksKid83 187,100 – VW Passat B3 '91 2.0 8v estate - Rubadub80 185,000 - VW Passat B3 '89 1.6 Turbo Diesel CL - Polo_...
by Chrissyp83
Sat Jan 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: GENERAL CHAT
Topic: tapatalk
Replies: 0
Views: 411

tapatalk

Evening

I am trying to use tapatalk to upload a thread however it keeps repeating "connecting to server" but doesnt actually upload. Tried shortening the thread but to no avail, anyone else had any issues?
by Chrissyp83
Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: Whats your mileage?
Replies: 746
Views: 45630

Re: Whats your mileage?

2002 B5.5 130 TDi Sport AVF

135000
by Chrissyp83
Mon Jan 16, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: car insurance renewal is a joke?
Replies: 31
Views: 2011

Re: car insurance renewal is a joke?

aman23 wrote:Is that 370 pounds in total for both you and your wife?

Yes thats right

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by Chrissyp83
Sun Jan 15, 2017 9:57 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: car insurance renewal is a joke?
Replies: 31
Views: 2011

Re: car insurance renewal is a joke?

Each car insurance company have different parameters for quoting however as a general rule of thumb they consider claim history for your address (post code/ road/ town/ city etc ...) risk for your locality claim history for your car (make/ model etc ...) on top of the standard age/ driving history/ ...
by Chrissyp83
Mon Nov 07, 2016 11:44 am
Forum: B5 & B5.5 PASSATS
Topic: Glow plugs
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: Glow plugs

I was looking at this the other day and wondered why the different options. Mine is the AVF PD130, apparently if you call them they should be able to tell you which is correct?
by Chrissyp83
Sun Oct 16, 2016 6:33 pm
Forum: CAR RELATED CHAT
Topic: Talk me out of it....
Replies: 50
Views: 2290

Re: Talk me out of it....

e46 320d on a 2005 plate will be 150bhp, think they changed around 2002 when they were 136bhp Yeah sorry, it's a 2006 the M Sport. Another thrown in the mix today is my step dads car. 2003 Audi A4 2.0 Petrol with 80k. Saloon. Only done 7k in 7 years! Not sure if that's good or bad. Reckons I can ha...